• ‘Sean Caulfield: Air Bleeder’ to be displayed in Rowe Galleries


    The Department of Art & Art History will present “Sean Caulfield: Air Bleeder” in Rowe Galleries from Monday, Oct. 2, through Friday, Oct. 20. The department will host an artist lecture at 4 p.m., Oct. 2, followed by an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

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  • Read the latest Chancellor's 'Fast Five' update


    The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

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  • The Power of UNC Charlotte displayed for UNC Leadership


    New members of the UNC Board of Governors and UNC system President Margaret Spellings saw the University’s robust opportunities firsthand during a campus visit.

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  • School of Social Work wins $1.8 million grant to improve access to behavioral health


    The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand integrated care practices across the Charlotte region.

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  • Provost honors teaching excellence, academic advising, community engagement


    The Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising and the Faculty Award for Community Engagement recognize departments and individuals for their commitment to students and the citizens of the University’s service region.

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Student Spotlights

  • Mary Kate Hiller

    Mary Kate Hiller

    Freshman, Charlotte 49ers Women's Golf Team

    The Charlotte 49ers women's golf team is gearing up for its debut this fall. Mary Kate Hiller, a freshman from Florida, said the program offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity that she could not pass up.

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  • Ray Xie

    Ray Xie

    Nan “Ray” Xie, Data Science and Business Analytics

    Graduate Student and Army Reservist Nan Xie pairs his military intelligence with data science research.

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  • Tucker Bisel

    Tucker Bisel

    Grad Student, Lee College of Engineering

    Fueled by a newly discovered passion, Tucker Bisel is finding new opportunities at UNC Charlotte under the hood.

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  • Noushin Radnia

    Noushin Radnia

    Design Computation Master’s Degree, COA+A

    Before starting her graduate studies at UNC Charlotte in 2015, Radnia studied architecture in her native Iran. She worked at a small architecture studio for several years before deciding to return to school to narrow her research interests.

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  • NEMAH-ALLAH SALEH

    NEMAH-ALLAH SALEH

    SENIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

    Nemah-Allah is passionate about biology and chemistry and she credits them with introducing her to detailed concepts of how many chemical reactions interacted smoothly to maintain the life of living things.

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Research

  • Urban mosquito project


    Researchers at UNC Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County Health Department are collaborating on a study to determine which factors in the environment lead to hotspots of mosquito activity


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  • Understanding wildfire spread


    Researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers to understand the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.


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  • Investigating Multimodal Transportation


    UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million federal grant for transportation research to improve efficiency and relieve urban congestion.


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  • Students Address Economic Mobility


    Geography undergraduate students Jamal Covington and Devin Martin have devised a way for neighborhood residents to use mobile devices to report community issues.


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Faculty Spotlights

  • Kathleen Jordan

    Kathleen Jordan, Clinical Nursing Professor

    Funded by a grant from the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, Jordan is leading research that includes two phases. First, participants will learn from experts during an educational seminar. Presenters include a sexual assault nurse examiner who will discuss the examination of sexually abused children and evidence collection; a social worker will provide instruction about the manner in which to talk with children who have been abused.

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  • Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson, History Professor

    Wilson has done research in the archives of companies that made weapons for World War II and in military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing, Ford, DuPont, the businesses owned by Henry Kaiser and other important war contractors.

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  • Jefferson Ellinger

    Jefferson Ellinger, Associate Professor of Architecture

    As a School of Architecture associate professor, Jefferson Ellinger specializes in sustainable design technique. He asks students to think about architecture and buildings in a way that will hopefully advancing the discipline.

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  • Lori Thomas

    Lori Thomas, Associate Professor of Social Work

    The innovative “housing-first” approach to homelessness starts with a stable place to live and then assists with other problems. Lori Thomas’ research proves this approach to homelessness is working in Mecklenburg County.

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  • Tracy Rock

    Tracy Rock, Associate Professor of Reading and Elementary Education

    Tracy Rock wanted to teach but wasn’t sure that studying education would work for her financially. Then she was accepted into the first class of NC Teaching Fellows, with a scholarship, allowing her to attend UNC Charlotte.

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